Medicine: On the Track

A plain, red brick clinic, called the "Jimmy Fund Building," was opened at Children's Hospital in Boston last week, and the first patients trooped in for examinations and checkups. All were boys & girls for whom, until about five years ago, medical science could offer little or no comfort. They were victims of generalized cancers such as leukemia (in the blood stream) or the spreading type of Hodgkin's disease (in the lymph nodes). Now there is at least good reason for hoping that their lives can be made both brighter and longer.

The youngsters got their first boost in the waiting room....

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